Crispy, flaky and delicious Urad Dal Kachori is my all time favorite snack. An irresistible and yummy meal filled with savory lentil stuffing and spices. And yes, it’s Vegan!!
Khasta kachoris are round puff pastry stuffed with urad or moong dal. It’s one of the most loved street food of India. Kachoris of Rajasthan are famous throughout the country.
Did you get a chance to try the delicious Urad Dal Kachori or pyaaz ki kachori of Rajasthan? If not, you are missing on a mouthwatering and tempting delicacy of the North.
Make a list of lip-smacking delicacies that you must try on your next trip, and khasta kachoris are a must. Take My Word For It! Especially pyaaz ki kachori (pastry stuffed with onion stuffing) of Jodhpur. Ah-mazingly delicious!!
Just writing about it makes my mouth water. 😉 Well then, why wait? Let’s move on with this recipe. Consider yourself warned – full flavor ahead and did I forget to mention that…. they are unbelievably flaky!
Now, onto the recipe!
This recipe is divided into three steps –
- Preparing the stuffing
- Making dough
- Finally assembling the kachoris and frying them.
These kachoris are filled with a savory stuffing of urad dal and aromatic Indian spices. This stuffing is also referred to as pithi ka masala which is used in making yummy pithi wali parathas. Compared to other kachoris, urad dal kachori has a longer shelf life. This stuffing can be made ahead of time.
HOW TO MAKE KHASTA KACHORIS?
Follow the step by step instructions below on how to make these kachoris. Few tips and tricks to follow –
- all the ends are sealed and squeezed together.
- Even a tiny opening will make the kachoris open up during frying resulting in a mess.
- Oil should not be too hot.
- Kachoris, when added to hot oil, should sink to the bottom of the kadahi/pan first and then float right back up.
- The secret to a crispy and flaky kachori – fry it a low flame and it STAYS crispy and crunchy for a longer period of time.
Do give this recipe a try and treat your taste buds to these yummy khasta kachoris. What more to say about this recipe – it’s genuinely an indulgence at its best! These kachoris are full of flavor, rich and sinfully delicious. Try it and see the results.
They can be relished with hot tea in the morning or in the evening.
If you happen to make this dish, do share a yum picture or leave a comment below. Would love to hear from you.